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47. Lucy P.6Sims (John5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2 William1), was born 13 March 1814, Maury County, Tennessee, died 13 March 1886, Ellis County, Texas. She married circa 1839, Lafayette County, Mississippi, to Ezekiel Marshall Brack, born 13 January 1815, Sumner County, Tennessee, died 1 November 1888, Ellis County. They are buried in Bethel Cemetery in Ellis County.[472]

Ezekiel M. Brack was the son of Durham Brack and Anne Marshall who married 1 March 1811, Sumner County, Tennessee.[473] They moved to Henry County, Tennessee, by 1824. Durham Brack was deceased by 1842.

Ezekiel Brack’s maternal grandfather was Ezekiel Marshall, born in 1756 or 1757, Prince George County, Virginia, died 3 April 1842. Ezekiel Marshall applied for a Revolutionary pension, in 1832, in Sumner County, Tennessee.[474] Ezekiel Marshall made his will, 16 May 1836, proved June Term 1842, Sumner County, Tennessee. His will named daughters, Jinsey Caps, Elizabeth Gains, Anna Brack, and Frances Durham. Son: Eli Marshall. Wife, Lucy Marshall.[475]

Dallas Morning News, 2 November 1888: Waxahachie, Texas, Nov 1 – Judge E. M. Brack, an old pioneer of Ellis County, died last night and was buried at 3 o’clock today.[476]

Ezekiel M. and Lucy Brack lived in Lafayette County, Mississippi, in 1850.[477] E. M. Brack had six slaves in Lafayette County, in 1850.[478]



[472] Tombstones, Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas. E. M. Brack, born 13 January 1815, died 1 November 1888. Lucy P. Brack, born 13 March 1814, died 13 March 1886.

[473] Sumner County, Tennessee, Marriage Records. Durham Brack to Anne Marshall, 1 March 1811. Bondsman: John Layne.

[474] Ezekiel Marshall, Revolutionary War pension file S2743.

[475] Sumner County, Tennessee, Will Book II, 1823-1842, p. 295. Exors: son-in-law, Wm. Durham and son Eli Marshall. Witnesses: R. D. Moore, Hiram Mitchell, Benjamin Trible.

[476] Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, 2 November 1888, p. 1.

[477] 1850 U.S. Census, Lafayette County, Mississippi, p. 254, #406. Brack, Ezekiel M., age 35, farmer, $1000, born Tenn.; Lucy, age 36, born Va.; Sarah A., age 10, born Miss.; Richard F., age 5, born Miss.; Eliza A., age 3, born Miss.; Mary F., age 2/12, born Miss.; Martha J. Brack, age 2/12, born Miss.; Maria Sims, age 38, born Va.

[478] 1850 Lafayette County, Mississippi, Slave Schedule.

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